fertility experts: opinions please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lurky, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Does this look like a fertile egg? I think it is.....but i am no expert on the subject. There are 3 girls with no rooster....but i have a fence jumper [​IMG] So i wonder if he has been visiting [​IMG]

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  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    I think it's fertile.
     
  3. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lurky, you can absolutely NOT tell by looking if the egg is fertile. All eggs have that little white spot. It`s called a germ spot.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Actually, you can. If the white spot is a bullseye, then its fertile, if there is no bullseye, its not fertile.

    I dont think that egg is fertile. I dont really see a clear defined bullseye.
     
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  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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  6. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

  7. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
    Maryland
    Quote:Yes, all eggs have a white spot, but you can tell by the way that little white spot looks if it is fertile or not. A fertile egg will have a white ring with a white spot in the center.

    ETA: I think about 4 of us posted the same thing at the same time. Whoops! [​IMG]
     
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  8. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    fertile! now guess what! NOW U CAN GET OUT THAT INCUBATOR!!!!!!!
     
  9. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    *L*A*G* :

    fertile! now guess what! NOW U CAN GET OUT THAT INCUBATOR!!!!!!!

    [​IMG] The incubator is all fired up and ready to roll...(pun intended) But i cannot seem to reach melanie for eggs [​IMG] I dont know who to
    turn to now for my splash silkie eggs [​IMG] Hers are soooooo beautiful [​IMG]

    Thanks for all the opinions on the egg. It was my little Mille Fleur D'Uccle's first egg [​IMG]
     
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  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Bullseye! You've got fertile eggs. w00t! Where's the 'bator?
     

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